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Shorebird Friday

February 9th Nolan Schillerstrom, the Audubon South Carolina’s Coastal Coordinator will be on Island Friday to share his knowledge and passion for shorebirds with the Dewees Community. He will host several events, plan to come to all or pick your favorite. Beachfront Birding & ID @ 12:30 – 2:30 pm Learn how to ID the birds that are common on the beach & in the Impoundment at high tide. All …Read More

Upcoming Progressive Dinner Is Filling Up – RSVP Today to Reserve Your Spot!

Please join us for a Progressive Dinner on Saturday, February 10 to celebrate Paul Clark and the partnership at Lot 38 (Hines/Pettus/Norris).  We’ll begin at 6:30pm at House 38 with heavy hors d’oeuvres and move on for dessert and coffee at Paul Clark’s House at Lot #127- our newest house on the island. Adults can RSVP here. Limited to 36 people. Wine provided, but please bring your own wine glass! …Read More

New Golf Cart Policy

During the POA Board Meeting last Saturday, the Board approved a new Golf Cart Policy*, effective January 20, 2018.  The goal of the Golf Cart Policy is to protect the integrity and philosophy of our island, as well as to ensure the safety of our owners and guests.  To the best of our knowledge, we do not have any owners’ carts that are prohibited by this new policy: *Golf Cart …Read More

Ethnic Potluck Dinner – January 27

America is blessed with an abundance of rich diversity in race, culture, ethnicity and nationality. As close as we are on Dewees, what do you really know about your neighbor’s background? Find out on Saturday, January 27 at 5:30p.m. at the Huyler House! Bring a dish that represents your ethnicity to share and giving a short talk on it, we will all be enriched.   Perhaps a few people can …Read More

Weekend Events on Dewees

Dear Owners, The island and club house will be active this weekend with the following events: Friday morning, the dining room at the Huyler House will be occupied for the ERB meeting.  Friday evening, the ERB will host Happy Hour & Bird Friendly Communities Presentation. All are welcome to attend! Saturday morning, the POA board will be meeting at the Huyler House for the Regular POA Board of Directors Meeting.  …Read More

Landings Welcome Center Refurbishment

Dear Dewees Community, The Landings Welcome Center is getting a facelift! Please excuse our mess in advance. The building and doors are open if you need a break from the cold weather while waiting for the ferry. However, now through the end of February, portions of the store, Dewees Conservancy, Archives and nature displays will be unavailable. We look forward to reopening the improved Welcome Center this spring for your …Read More

Do We Have Your Latest Contact Information?

Dear Owners, We’d like to request that each of you take a moment to log in to our website to verify your owner contact information in our owners Address Book is accurate and up-to-date. We were quickly reminded how important it is for the POA, Utility Corp., and staff to have accurate contact information for our owners readily available, especially in urgent times of need, such as the repercussions from …Read More

POA President’s Update

January 11, 2018 Dear Community, With five inches of snow having quietly melted away on Dewees this morning and the ferry running her usual schedule, life begins to return to normal on island.  David Dew has faithfully kept us up-to-date as we accepted the fairyland beauty and grand fun of 5 inches of snow along with the challenges of extreme cold and repair of broken pipes.  Throughout all, our community …Read More

Nominating Committee’s Report for 2018 POA Board

January 11, 2018 Dear Members: Your Nominating Committee has met several times in November and December, 2017, pursuant to the Bylaws to identify property owners who would be qualified to serve as a member of the Board of Directors if elected during the annual meeting on March 24, 2018.  Applying the standards prescribed by the Bylaws, the committee has identified three nominees for three vacancies: Jim Doyle, Barbara McIntyre and …Read More